Triple Jump - Senior - Investment Associate - Fund Investments Jobs in Kenya

Triple Jump - Senior - Investment Associate - Fund Investments Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • We are looking to strengthen our Funds Investment Team with an (Sr.) Investment Associate based in Nairobi.

  • The focus will be on origination and monitoring of investments to intermediary funds and financial institutions active in direct SME investments in Africa and the MENA region.

  • As part of deal teams, the (Sr.) IA will participate on the various aspects of fund investing, including: market research and deal sourcing; screening, due diligence, drafting investment proposals, deal structuring and negotiation, portfolio monitoring and governance.

  • You will also be involved in process and database management, as well as communication and reporting to the client. As (Sr.) IA, you will contribute to the evolution of a still young investment fund and the expansion of our activities and networks in the African region.

  • You participate in overall company projects which impact your colleagues globally.

  • After an initial period of onboarding in Amsterdam, you will become the Fund Investment Team’s first representative in Triple Jump’s regional office in Nairobi. You report to the Director Fund Investments.


    General Job Requirements

  • Preferably MA University degree in Finance, Economics or related fields;

  • 3 years relevant professional experience, ideally through direct exposure to impact investments in emerging markets; investment experience with Private Equity-type funds a plus;

  • Work experience in an emerging market;
    Existing network relevant to the
    position a plus;

  • Fast learner, good multi-tasker, strong team player (work as part of a small, dedicated team);

  • Comfortable in taking on new challenges while at the same time being hands-on regarding day-to-day tasks;

  • Excellent writing, presentation, analytical and organizational skills;

  • Fluent in English - French and/or Arabic a plus;

  • Willingness to travel frequently for market development, due diligence or monitoring visits.

    Triple Jump offers you

  • A salary competitive for the impact investing sector, 13th month, plus benefits such as a variable part up to a maximum of 10% of your salary. The package includes 28 days of annual leave, based on a full-time contract;

  • A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;

  • A unique opportunity to contribute to a pioneering, global investment portfolio;

  • The position is initially for 1 year;

  • Good work-life balance.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Triple Jump - Senior - Investment Associate - Fund Investments Jobs in Kenya

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